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7.6.6.1 Determining the Effective Method

The effective method is determined by the following three-step procedure:

  • 1.Select the applicable methods.

  • 2.Sort the applicable methods by precedence order, putting the most specific method first.

  • 3.Apply method combination to the sorted list of applicable methods, producing the effective method.

7.6.6.1.1  Selecting the Applicable Methods
7.6.6.1.2  Sorting the Applicable Methods by Precedence Order
7.6.6.1.3  Applying method combination to the sorted list of applicable methods


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